"The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write. A man will turn over half a library to make a book."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Samuel Johnson on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Samuel Johnson on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Samuel Johnson on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Samuel Johnson on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Samuel Johnson on C. S. Lewis
"There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex."
"Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed."
"If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will soon find himself left alone. A man, sir, should keep his friendship in a constant repair."
"Poetry is the art of uniting pleasure with truth."
"The true art of memory is the art of attention."